The 2015 Yad Vashem International Book Prize for Holocaust Research, in memory of Holocaust survivor Abraham Meir Schwarzbaum, and family members murdered in the Holocaust, was awarded to Professor Johann Chapoutot for his book, La loi du sang. Penser et agir en nazi (The Law of Blood. Thinking and Acting the Nazi Way).
The ceremony included remarks by Professor Dina Porat, Yad Vashem Chief Historian, Professor Dan Michman, Head of Yad Vashem׳’ג‚¬ג„¢s International Institute for Holocaust Research and Incumbent of the John Najmann Chair for Holocaust Studies, discussed the judges' considerations, and Prof. Johann Chapoutot, Full Professor of Contemporary History at the Sorbonne Nouvelle Paris III and prize recipient accepted the award. The world-renowned vocalist, Sabina, performed a musical interlude during the ceremony.